Fees and Testing Requirements

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 MONTHLY TUITION FEES:

    • No registration fee, unlimited attendance
    • $35 monthly per student: $5 additional for each family member
    • Patches @ $10 each – requires 1 month of classes
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TESTING: RANK, MIN. TIME*, FEE

(in accordance with Hombu Dojo, Naha, Okinawa)

  • Kids – Green Stripes – White Belt Green Stripe/s – 1-2 Months $10
  • 8th Kyu / Hachi Kyu – White Belt / 1 Green Tip – 1-2 Months – $15
  • 7th Kyu / Sichi Kyu – White Belt / 2 Green Tips – 3-4 Months – $25
  • 6th Kyu / Ro Kyu – Green Belt – 6 Months – $35
  • 5th Kyu / Go Kyu – Green Belt / 1 Brown stripe – 12 Months – $40
  • 4th Kyu / Yon Kyu – Green Belt / 2 Brown stripes – 18 Months – $45
  • 3rd Kyu / San Kyu – Brown Belt – 24 Months – $50
  • 2nd Kyu / Ni Kyu – Brown Belt / 1 Black stripe – 2 Years  – $50
  • 1st Kyu / Ichi Kyu – Brown Belt / 2 Black stripes – 3 Years -$50
  • 1 / 2 Dan / Sho / Ni Dan – Black Belt  (min age 16) 3 – 5 Years – $200
  • 8th Kyu / Hachi Kyu – Black Belt Junior – (Under 16) 3-5 Years – $100
  • Kids: Yellow Belt Pre Green – $25;  Green Tips ($15 each – 2 required for Green)
  • Kids: Orange Belt Pre Brown – $30; Brown Tips ($15 each – 2 required for Brown)

* Min. Time is based on a minimum of 2 classes per week. Less than that will extend the min. time for testing accordingly.

TESTING REQUIREMENTS FOR EACH RANK

(Click here for list and description of Maysubayashi-Ryu Kata)
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  • 8th Kyu / Hachi Kyu – White Belt / 1 Green Tip
  • Proper courtesy
  • Permission from assigned black belt
  • Membership paid in full, regular attendance
  • Short, typewritten essay on Kara te
  • Basic Techniques: high bock (jodan uke), chest block (chudun uke), low block forward leaning stance (zenkutsu dachi gedan barai uke); front snap kick (mae geri); walking punch (chudan zuki); side-squat punch (oi zuki)
  • 10 Pushups (men), 5 Pushups (women)
  • 10 punches, squatting position
  • Kata Fukyugata Ichi
  • 7th Kyu / Sichi Kyu – White Belt / 2 Green Tips
  • As above plus:
  • Kata Fukyugata Ni
  • Yakusoku Kumite Ich
  • 6th Kyu / Ro Kyu – Green Belt
  • As above plus:
  • Kata Fukyugata San
  • Yakusoku Kumite Ni
  • Board Breaking
  • Oyotanren & Geri (Kicking) Drill
  • Attending CBH&F events (tests, katathons, seminars etc.)
  •  5th Kyu / Go Kyu – Green Belt / 1 Brown stripe 
  • As above plus:
  • Katas Pinan Shodan, Pinan Nidan
  • Yakusoku Kumite 3 & 4
  • 4th Kyu / Yon Kyu – Green Belt / 2 Brown stripes
  • As above plus:
  • Katas Pinan Sandan, Pinan Yondan
  • 3rd Kyu / San Kyu – Brown Belt
  • As above plus:
  • Kata Pinan Godan, Naihanchi Ich
  • Yakusoku Kumite 5 
  • 2nd Kyu / Ni Kyu – Brown Belt / 1 Black stripe
  • As above plus:
  • Katas  Naihanchi Ni, Naichanchi San
  • Yakusoku Kumite 6 & 7
  • 1st Kyu / I-Kyu – Brown Belt / 2 Black stripes
  • Katas Ananku, Wankan
  • As above plus: Teaching skills, assisting Dojo
  • Yakuosku Kumite – Advanced
  • Kobudu Kata : Nunchaku
  • Black Belt – Sho Dan / 1st Degree
  • As above plus:
  • Kobudu Kata : Bo

CHILDREN ADDITIONAL BELTS REQUIRED

  • Yellow — before green
  • Orange – before brown

BLACK BELTS  / DAN LEVELS

The minimum time periods for consideration for testing and promotion, according to the WMKA regulations, are as follows:

  • 1st dan: 4-5 years since beginning of training
  • 2nd dan: 2 years since 1st dan
  • 3rd dan: 3 years since 2nd dan
  • 4th dan: 4 years since 3rd dan
  • 5th dan: 5 years since 4th dan